8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planner .

Rome, Italy to Pori is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Pori hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Naantali.

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Kultaranta Garden, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Naantali road trip tool .

You can drive from Pori to Naantali in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site .

Turku is just a short distance from Naantali. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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